κ1 Sculptoris (kappa1 Sculptoris)
κ1 Sculptoris is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Sculptor.
κ1 Sculptoris visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, κ1 Sculptoris should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about κ1 Sculptoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of κ1 Sculptoris
κ1 Sculptoris is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of κ1 Sculptoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of κ1 Sculptoris in the sky:
Visibility of κ1 Sculptoris from your location
Today's κ1 Sculptoris (kappa1 Sculptoris) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of κ1 Sculptoris
The image below is a photograph of κ1 Sculptoris from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of κ1 Sculptoris is 0.072 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of κ1 Sculptoris from the Sun and relative movement
κ1 Sculptoris is distant 223.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of κ1 Sculptoris
κ1 Sculptoris belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where κ1 Sculptoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
κ1 Sculptoris star system properties
κ1 Sculptoris is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the κ1 Sculptoris double sysyem: